Winneconne Public Library

Saga of the Swamp Thing, created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson ; written by Alan Moore ; art by Stephen Bissette, John Totleben, Rick Veitch ; colored by Tatjana Wood ; lettered by John Costanza - hardcover

Book one : "Created by a freak accident, the Swamp Thing is an elemental creature who uses the forces of nature and wisdom of the plant kingdom to rail against a polluted world's self-destruction." ; Book two : "The Earth Elemental says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100 percent plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic swamp-based comic strip Pogo, and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could."--publisher's website ; Book three : "[T]his third volume is brimming with visceral horrors including underwater vampires, a werewolf with an unusual curse, and the debut of John Constantine."--publisher's website ; Book four : "[I]n which Swamp Thing's quest for self-discovery comes to its shattering conclusion. A harbinger of doom has been released with the sole charge of waking an evil beyond comprehension, and John Constantine, Deadman, The Phantom Stranger, The Spectre and other masters of the occult must unite."--publisher's website ; Book five : "Swamp Thing returns from his sojourn to hell, only to learn that Abby has fled Gotham City, where he runs afoul of Batman, Lex Luthor and the Gotham City Police Department."--publisher's website ; Book six : "This collection ... begins across the galaxy, where the Swamp Thing's consciousness has been hurled. Trying to find his way back to Earth, Swamp Thing stops over on Thanagar, home of Hawkman ; Rann, home of Adam Strange ; and encounters the Green Lantern on a world of sentient plants."--publisher's website
Literary Form
Originally published in magazine form
Physical Description
6 volumes, chiefly color illustrations, 27 cm

Library Locations

  • Winneconne Public Library

    Winneconne Public Library 31 South 2nd Street, Winneconne, WI, 54986, US